Member of the Faculty Since: 2008
"Corruption Perceptions in Emerging and Developing Economies: Evidence from a Pooled Cross-Section” (with K. Peyton), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, forthcoming
"Married Women in the Workforce." In M. Paludi and B. Coates, editors, Women as Transformational Leaders: From Grassroots to Global Interests, Praeger: forthcoming.
"Modeling Fast Food's Impact on Female Labor Force Participation," Hawaii International Conference on Business 2010 Conference Proceedings, May 2010, 222-232.
"How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets: The Effects of Hurricanes in Florida,” (with S. W. Polachek), Journal of Human Resources, 41(1), Winter 2009, 251-276. (Reprinted in “Hurricanes and the Labor Market.” In G. Borjas, Labor Economics, 5th ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin: New York, 2010, 185-188).
"How Hurricanes Affect Wages and Employment in Local Labor Markets,” (with S. W. Polachek), American Economic Review, 98(2), May 2008, 49-53. (Reprinted in “Hurricanes and Local Labor Markets.” In C. McConnell, et al. Contemporary Labor Economics, 9th ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin: New York, 2010, 177).
"Lives Lost Due to Dam Failure,” in SimScience.org’s Cracking Dams, part of Integration of Information Age Networking and Parallel Supercomputer Simulations into University General Science and K-12 Curricula. NSF Grant No. 9523481. May 1999, http://www.simscience.org/cracks/index.html
American Economic Association Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL, January 2012, “Shifting Attitudes Towards Peace in Light of Economic Development.”
Annual Southern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC, November 2011, “The Impact of a Personal Property Tax on Automobile Consumption.”
Midwestern Economics Association Annual Meetings, Saint Louis, MO, March 2011, “Measuring the Impact of Development on Corruption Perceptions: A Comparative Study of Developed and Developing Countries.”
Eastern Economics Association Annual Meetings, New York, NY, February 2011, “Measuring the Impact of Development on Corruption Perceptions: A Comparative Study of Developed and Developing Countries.”
Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI, May 2010, “Modeling Fast Food’s Impact onFemale Labor Force Participation.”
Eastern Economics Association Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, February 2010, “McFreedom: How Women Can Have It Their Way; An Income-Leisure Choice Model.”
American Economic Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 2008, “The Effects of Hurricanes on Local Labor Markets.”
Annual American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA, January 2008, “The Effects of Hurricanes on Local Labor Markets”
Annual Southern Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans, LA, November 2007, “When Oceans Attack”
Twelfth Meeting of the Society of Labor Economists, Chicago, IL, May 2007, “How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets”
NY State Econometric Institute, Albany, NY, April 2007, “How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets”
Prior to joining the SIUE faculty, Dr. Belasen was an Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University where he taught courses in Statistics, Managerial Economics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics.
Since joining the faculty, Dr. Belasen has received a funded research grant from SIUE which he has used to further develop his research interests in the fields of labor and demographic economics. His current research examines regional variations in labor force participation rates of women. He has also been active in measuring the impact of exogenous shocks in the labor market.